Greece unveils tough measures on football violence
Greece unveils tough measures on football violence

Tough new legislation to combat football violence was unveiled in a draft bill by the leftist Greek government on Friday.

Greek PM hastens Russia visit amid cash crunch

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras unveiled Tuesday a surprise trip to Russia but also sought talks with European leaders to break a deadlock over reforms that has revived default fears.

Government lifts Greek championship suspension
Government lifts Greek championship suspension

The Greek government on Wednesday decided to allow the country`s Super League matches to go ahead this weekend after last week`s postponement due to crowd violence.

Greece can`t act to `detriment` of other Europeans: Berlin

The new Greek government cannot make dramatic changes to its economic policy and expect other European states to foot the bill, German Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel said Thursday.

Greek PM outlines priorities of new government

The new Greek government is ready to restore the debt-laden country`s prestige, people`s dignity and social justice, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told the first Cabinet meeting Wednesday.

German Merkel casts wary eye at Greek vote result

German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned the new Greek government Monday it must live up to its commitments to its creditors, as the media and voters clamoured for a tough line with Athens.

Greek government survives no confidence motion

Greece`s conservative-socialist coalition government survived a no-confidence motion tabled by the main opposition Radical Left Coalition (SYRIZA) party.

Greek government on ropes over ERT crisis

PM Antonis Samaras held an emergency meeting with his coalition allies as a furore over the shock shutdown of state broadcaster ERT threatened to bring down the govt.

Greeks hold 1st major strike under new government

The strike is the first such test for new technocrat Prime Minister Lucas Papademos.